The New Zealand Mint’s impressive silver miniature range expands with a second Darth Vader statue

By |2022-06-30T14:58:38+01:00June 30th, 2022|Categories: Movies & TV, Miniatures, NZ Mint|

The New Zealand Mint's impressive silver miniature range expands with a second Darth Vader statue It's been a while since we saw a new miniature from the New Zealand Mint, but here we are with a second Darth Vader statue. The mint has quite a wide variety of these, spread mainly across its DC Comics, Disney, [...]

Guan Yu makes the jump from a two dimensional coin, to a three dimensional ten-ounce silver miniature

By |2022-05-03T00:49:47+01:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Culture, Bullion, Coloured, Miniatures, Silver, Mint of Gdansk|

Guan Yu makes the jump from a two dimensional coin, to a three dimensional ten-ounce silver miniature Along with the New Zealand Mint and Coins Today, the Mint of Gdansk has released some quite outstanding silver cast miniatures, but is unique in actually making them legal tender coins as well. The first of them was a [...]

A superb miniature of Boba Fett headlines our last round-up of film & TV themed coins in 2021

By |2022-04-01T14:50:35+01:00December 10th, 2021|Categories: Film/TV roundup, Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Miniatures, Silver, Crown Mint, NZ Mint|

A superb miniature of Boba Fett headlines our last round-up of film & TV themed coins in 2021 The last round-up of film and television coins in 2021, and it's one dominated by the New Zealand Mint, offset by just a single release from APMEX. Despite that, a wide range of offerings headlined by a [...]

Batman Returns with an impressive new 80 mm tall silver miniature of the Caped Crusader crusading

By |2021-11-17T19:07:37+00:00November 17th, 2021|Categories: Movies & TV, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint|

Batman Returns with an impressive new 80 mm tall silver miniature of the Caped Crusader crusading It's been a while since we've seen a silver miniature emanate from the New Zealand Mint, with only Grogu from the mega-hit The Mandalorian show coming out, but we have seen others dip their toes in. The Mint of GdaƄsk [...]

The merchandising hit of 2020 , The Child from The Mandalorian, launches as a perfect silver miniature statue

By |2021-05-27T13:06:15+01:00May 27th, 2021|Categories: Movies & TV, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint|

The merchandising hit of 2020 , The Child from The Mandalorian, launches as a perfect silver miniature statue We've been extremely impressed with the New Zealand Mint's silver miniatures over the last few years. They've issued some superb pieces in the Disney, Star Trek and Star Wars franchises, and now they've added smash-hit TV show 'The [...]

Korean bullion coin Zi: Sin Rattus joins Chiwoo Cheonwang in the transition to three dimensional silver statue

By |2021-04-30T15:29:09+01:00April 30th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Miniatures, Silver, Coins Today KR|

Korean bullion coin Zi: Sin Rattus joins Chiwoo Cheonwang in the transition to three dimensional silver statue Over the last few years, Korean culture has increased its presence in the bullion coin market from almost zero, to one of the more eagerly awaited releases in the calendar. Amongst several ranges now emanating from Korea, the flagship product [...]

The Witcher is the world’s first silver statue legal-tender coin, and it’s a beauty

By |2022-06-08T15:58:28+01:00February 24th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Miniatures, Mint of Gdansk, Niue Island|

The Witcher is the world's first silver statue legal-tender coin, and it's a beauty We've seen a small increase in the number of miniatures/statuettes over the last few years, mainly with a range from the New Zealand Mint related to its various entertainment franchises (Disney, Star Trek, DC), and from Heads or Tales with a fine dinosaur [...]

The Velociraptor and Dilophosaurus come back to life as a pair of new silver miniatures

By |2020-09-19T15:54:32+01:00September 19th, 2020|Categories: Nature, Miniatures, Silver, Heads or Tales|

The Velociraptor and Dilophosaurus come back to life as a pair of new silver miniatures We don't normally cover much in the way of silver miniatures, preferring to stick to the precious metal coin market above all else, but the New Zealand Mint range, now quiet for quite some time, was a natural progression to [...]

Darth Vader’s sidekicks join their boss in the NZ Mints silver miniature collection

By |2020-02-05T13:41:53+00:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: Movies & TV, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint|

Darth Vader's sidekicks join their boss in the NZ Mints silver miniature collection Following a superb miniature realisation of one of the movie worlds greatest villains, Darth Vader, his iconic white-clad Stormtroopers are the next to join the New Zealand Mints range of silver statuettes. Like Vader, this looks to be a [...]

Popular Korean bullion coin icon Chiwoo Cheonwang makes the leap to 3D with new miniature pair

By |2020-01-23T09:40:27+00:00January 18th, 2020|Categories: History, Miniatures, South Korea|

Popular Korean bullion coin icon Chiwoo Cheonwang makes the leap to 3D with new miniature pair One of the more sought after bullion rounds in recent years, the Chiwoo Cheonwang has opened up Korean culture to the wider coin market, and the market liked what it saw. Now a few issues old [...]

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